The Dance of Life: The Other Dimension of Time
In his pioneering work The Hidden Dimension, Edward T. Hall spoke of different cultures' concepts of space. Now The Dance of Life reveals the ways in which individuals in a culture are tied together by invisible threads of rhythm and yet isolated from each other by hidden walls of time. Hall shows how time is an organizer of activities, a synthesizer and integrator, and a special language that reveals how we really feel about each other. Time plays a central role in the diversity of cultures such as the American and the Japanese, which Hall shows to be mirror images of each other. He also deals with how time influences relations among Western Europeans, Latin Americans, Anglo-Americans, and Native Americans.
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Review: The Dance of Life: The Other Dimension of TimeUser Review - Taylor Ellwood - Goodreads
In this book Hall explores how different cultures approach and integrate the concept of time into their lives. He explores in depth how the cultural differences can impact peoples interactions with ... Read full review
Review: The Dance of Life: The Other Dimension of TimeUser Review - Linda - Goodreads
Although a bit simplistic in its analysis of how different cultures utilize time for organization and communication, Hall's book does offer food for thought especially in a global world where the interaction between different cultures is frequent and needs to be understood. Read full review
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